James Granger Jr., 54, passed away in Odessa, Texas August 15, 2013. He was born May 5, 1959 in Santa Rosa, Calif. to James Sterling Granger Sr. and Bonnie Lou Daniels Granger.
James grew up in southern Oregon and graduated from Eagle Point High School in Eagle Point, Ore. in 1977. After graduation he joined the U.S. Navy in 1981 where he was a parachute rigger and Petty Officer, Third Class. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1985.
James worked as a pump man, well tester, and power plant and equipment operator. James married Denise Rene Hackworth in 1985 in southern Oregon. From this marriage they had a son, James Sterling Granger IV. In 2008 he moved from Southern Oregon and drifted around the country. James later married Nina Talley,
A military honor service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 30, 2013 at Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point, Ore.